From Huffington Post:
Your favorite snapshots don’t have to be limited to Facebook albums or frames on the wall. Take a look at some creative alternatives.
One Quirky Homesickness Reliever
This gift seems made for college students or anyone living a long way from home: Simply upload a photo to Pillowmob, choose a shape and fabric color and about three weeks later, a huggable, oversize face arrives at your doorstep. Any photo can be used, though pictures of people’s pets, food or selfies are most common. For best results, the company recommends taking photos in natural light and making sure there are no shadows on your subject’s face.
A Not-Sold-In-Stores Smartphone Case
Yes, you can snag a custom-made cell-phone cover for just a few dollars, Chapman says, and it only requires minimal crafting skills. First, buy a clear plastic case on eBay, Amazon or at a phone-accessories shop — we found iPhone cases listed as low as 57 cents — and trim a photo to fit inside it. Then, cut holes for the camera or any buttons the photo case would cover. Place the photo in the case, followed by your phone itself. It’s so easy you could trade out the images as frequently as you change your Facebook profile picture.
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